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    2013 cascadia fuse keeps blowing

    I've got a 2013 cascadia that i've had for about 4 months. Got 2 cigerette lighters/power outlets in the cab that i use one for the gps power cord and another for cell phone charger. All of a sudden today both fuses blew. The outlets are both 12v/10amp. The fuses are both 15amp. I stopped and changed them out, both blew as soon as i plugged the gps in. I tried a 20amp and that blew. Tried a 25 amp and that worked but i didnt keep it in. Any ideas on a fix? I dont know if it matters, but i had just hooked to a new trailer when i noticed the loss in power? Is it something i should have fixed at the dealership?


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    Did you lose marker lights at the same time ? Something in the cascadiias is easy to blow marker light fuse if you plug to the trailer with the markers on .

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    Plug something besides the GPS in. Maybe there is a short in your cable or GPS? Plus your GPS in another truck and see what happens.

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    Thanks for responses.
    All lights working on trailer and truck. Do not have abs on trailer though, but thats not the 1st time.
    Gps works fine and does not blow fuses in both outlets in the sleeper.

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    On a related note, does anyone know which outlets correspond to which number label in the fuse panel guide?
    I've got one outlet in the sleeper of my Cascadia that I can't get working, and five outlets that work fine.

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    I found the front outlet fuses by looking at the guide in the instruction book that came w/ the truck

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    All the fuses for the cab are located behind the glove box so the fuse for the non working outlet will be there. Unfortunately the diagram for the panel sucks so you'll have to pull them till you find the blown one. Mine did this same thing just check you cords, plugs and outlets to make sure there in good shape. Also check to see if the outlets are clean not full of crap. Those 2 front outlets are on different fuses. The one to the farthest right is fused to be a higher amperage.

    For future reference all the fuses for trailer lights, trailer brake lights etc are in the fuse panel located on the drivers side firewall under the hood.